Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Zinc, Erythrocytes

Test Name: Zinc, Erythrocytes
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Trace Elements
Specimen Type: Reference number 368381 - HMMS# 11073 - 6mL K2-EDTA Royal Blue Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: TRACE ELEMENT COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Requisition: TRACE ELEMENTS REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batched analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: SI Units (Reported on Patient Chart):

0-12 years:79-183 µmol/L
≥13 years:138-230 µmol/L


Conventional Units:
0-12 years:5194-11946 µg/L
≥ 13 years:9026-15061 µg/L

Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-11-17
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Decreased in hepatic cirrhosis, pernicious anemia, lymphoma and chronic granulocytic leukemia. Used in nutrition monitoring.

Find Interpretive Comment and Clinical Information here:
Special Processing:  
Comments: Reference Ranges are based on Non-Occupationally exposed population.
Method of Analysis: High Resolution Sector Field Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometry
HR-SF-ICP-MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
ZNERC
 
Referred To:  

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